Posts by Leah Hopkins

Review of Smallfoot

I had seen a trailer a few months back about a yeti discovering that humans were real, and it looked funny, so when I saw that it was in theaters I decided to take the boys to see it yesterday. We settled in with a bucket of stale popcorn, the movie started, and I noticed…

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Busy Busy

Did you hear that? It was the tick tick tick of the clock reminding us of time slipping through our fingers. Wait a minute, who am I kidding? We all have digital clocks now so really, we just look up and are flabbergasted (that’s a great word) when we see that five hours have flown…

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Flexibility

I wrote recently on the fact that life does not always go as planned, and that can be frustrating if you are a planner like myself. Another week of homeschool has gone by and we are about to make some more changes to the plans that I made for our family. While I believe this…

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Epic Planning

This week was our first week of school.  While I have been homeschooling our eldest for a few years, now we are homeschooling all our boys. I have been excited, hopeful, and a little nervous. I have filled out my planner and put together daily and weekly schedules, as well as planned field trips. With…

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Flip-Flop

Today was the day. The day that has been on my mind for months. One that I have been looking forward to and dreading at the same time. It was the last day of public school for my family. I am hoping to write more about why we made this decision later, but right now,…

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The Never Ending To Do List

Have you ever had one of those weeks where you start off making this huge “To Do” list and all week long you are tackling those tasks like a boss?  However, as the week progresses, it seems like two or three things replace the one you completed. That has been my week. I must confess,…

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